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The '''Entomological Society of Washington''' was organized on February 29, 1884 at a meeting called by three entomologists employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture: Charles Valentine Riley, Eugene Amandus Schwarz, and Leland Ossian Howard, in Riley's home in Washington, D.C.Ashley B. Gurney. 1976. A Short History of the Entomological Society of Washington. ''Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington'', 78(3):225-239. Meetings have been held regularly since 1884. Several local locations were used as meeting places after it became impractical to hold meetings in members' homes, including the Washington Saengerbund|Washington Saengerbund Hall, the Cosmos Club, and the Natural History Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. The official seal of the society was adopted at the society's November 2, 1893 meeting''Proceedings...
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